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The Health sub-committee of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, set to hold hearings on the re-authorization of the Medical Device User Fee Act in mid-February, CDRH chief Jeffrey Shuren will be called to testify.
The FDA issued a warning letter to medical device giant Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) saying that the company could face penalties including fines and injunction for failing to report incidents where its OneTouch Ping and 2020 insulin pumps may have caused death or serious injury.
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) subsidiary CoreValve Inc. is asking a federal circuit court to throw out a $73.5 million jury verdict won by Edwards Lifesciences Inc. (NYSE:EW), arguing that its device does not infringe on a patent held by the Irvine, Calif.-based company due to on exact wording in the patent.